Integrative therapies and services for whole patient care
Unite for HER is committed to providing wellness resources to those who have been diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancers, helping to enhance their health and comfort while they undergo medical treatment. We offer knowledge, hands-on education, and encouragement to patients, allowing them to feel both empowered and restored. This approach enables individuals to be renewed in body, mind and spirit, which is crucial for holistic healing
Through your Unite for HER Wellness Program, you will receive up to $2,000 worth of integrative therapies and services free, without any cost to you. This will allow you to create a personal care plan that speaks to you personally, helping you mitigate unwanted side effects and symptoms. These therapies and treatments, scientifically and research based, are proven to help support empower and restore you physically as well as emotionally, at a time when you are in much need. We look forward to having you as a part of our UFH community and will be by your side as you explore the many ways we can support you.
A November 2020 patient survey highlights the impact the Unite for HER Wellness Program has on those living with metastatic disease.
of patients reported significant improvement in their side effects
of patients agreed that Unite for HER made a positive impact on their quality of life during and/or after treatment
of patients reported being able to eliminate or reduce at least one prescribed medication to manage side effects
of patients reported a reduced level of stress
Acupuncture has many benefits and has been very effective in easing breast cancer treatment symptoms. Headaches, fatigue, nausea, pain, vomiting, neuropathy, circulation, hot flashes and digestion can be greatly reduced and/or eliminated with acupuncture treatments.
Massage has been proven to improve circulation and help reduce fatigue for women with breast cancer. It is very important for your massage therapist to specialize in treating breast cancer patients to ensure they understand problems specific to the disease, such as lymphedema, and the effects of medical treatment.
Women with cancer undergo extreme physical, mental, and emotional stress that can weaken the immune system. After yoga, patients have more energy, improved physical functioning, and quality of life.
Reiki is a noninvasive practice that uses a light touch on – or holding hands just above – a person’s body to help promote balance and well-being. Studies have shown that Reiki induces relaxation, decreasing anxiety, stress and joint/muscle pain.
Many foods found in our grocery stores and organic markets contain cancer-fighting properties, helping us to decrease the risk for disease. During cancer treatments, certain foods and ingredients such as sea salt, olive oil, lemon and Grade A Maple Syrup can help stimulate taste buds and remove the metallic taste, allowing you to stay nourished and thrive.
Women who are facing a breast cancer diagnosis and the treatments that follow often experience changes in their self-image and important relationships. It is not unusual to feel as if you are in a new and challenging reality. A professional counselor who is trained and experienced provides a safe, supportive, individual space for you to freely express feelings and brings an objective and trained approach to problems of emotional distress, sexual health, communicating with loved ones, and planning for a future.
Women with cancer undergo extreme physical, mental, and emotional stress that can weaken the immune system. Meditation exercises help relieve anxiety, provide nausea relief, and alleviate insomnia.
Learn how a professional counselor can help you navigate sexual health changes.
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